Rhubarb

Rhubarb

roo-barb

Botanically, rhubarb is a vegetable (it's related to sorrel and dock) but its thick, fleshy…

Spinach

Spinach

spin-atch

Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

Globe artichoke

Globe artichoke

glo-eb art-ee-choke

No relation of the tuber-like Jerusalem artichoke, the globe artichoke is considered to be the…

Cabbage

Cabbage

ka-badge

The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…

Spring onions

Spring onion

sp-ring un-yun

Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

Runner bean

Runner bean

Run-ner beens

Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2,000 years, and are a popular garden…

Chicken

Chicken

chik-en

Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

Fennel bulb

Fennel bulb

Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

New potatoes

New potatoes

n-ew po-tate-oes

New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

Broad beans

Broad bean

braw-d be-en

A member of the legume family, broad beans are pretty hardy and adaptable - they grow in most…

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